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embedding videos in a blog post

WordPress Wednesday Tip 18: Embedding Videos into a Blog Post

By Jennifer Sakowski | April 12, 2017

You know that using video as part of your social media strategy is all the rage this year. But did you know that adding video to your blog posts is a great way to attract, engage, and draw visitors back to your site, too? WordPress Wednesday Tip 18 shows you…

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Changing the Author of a Blog Post

WordPress Wednesday Tip 17: Changing the Author of a Blog Post

By Raney Day Design | March 29, 2017

Have you noticed that the author’s name is published underneath the title of a post in WordPress? This is a great way to create an online presence for the author.  But what if someone else wrote the post and you’re just publishing it for them?  You’re named as the author…

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WordPress Wednesday Tip 16: Setting Up {or Changing} Form Notifications

By Jennifer Sakowski | March 15, 2017

Do you have a contact form on your WordPress site? Are you constantly logging in to see if someone submitted a form? Well, that stops today! WordPress has a handy tool that will send you email notifications when someone submits a form! (Hello, Efficiency!) What’s even better? You can send notifications…

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Resetting Your WordPress Password

WordPress Wednesday Tip 15: Resetting Your WordPress Password

By Jennifer Sakowski | March 1, 2017

As a busy entrepreneur, you make every minute count.  So this morning when you took the kids to library for book circle, you jumped on one of the public computers to work on your next blog.  But once you got home, you realized you forgot to log out of your site.…

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Fixing Link Text Appearing with a Strikethrough

WordPress Wednesday Tip #14 – Fixing Link Text Appearing with a Strikethrough

By Raney Day Design | February 15, 2017

Have you ever been scrolling through the front end of your site and noticed text appearing with strikethrough? You know that you didn’t add it, so what’s going on?  If you have a broken link plugin installed on your site, this is telling visitors that the link is broken. But…

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Editing a Published Post

#WordPress Wednesday Tip #13 – Editing a Published Post

By Jennifer Sakowski | February 1, 2017

It happens to all of us. You’re hurriedly typing up a blog post trying to reach a deadline so you don’t let your readers down. Maybe you give it a quick once over and then hit publish. Later you notice it — a glaring typo. Ugh!   What’s a detail-oriented…

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Adding Alt Tags to Images

WordPress Wednesday #12 Tip – Adding Alt Tags to Images

By Jennifer Sakowski | January 18, 2017

Want to know a great way to easily improve your SEO ranking?  Then #WordPress Wednesday Tip 12 is for you!  One of the easiest ways to rank higher in Google searches is to add alt tags to your blog images.  How do you do this?  It’s easy if you follow…

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Wordpress Security and Maintenance Tips for 2017

12 WordPress Maintenance and Security Tips for 2017

By Jennifer Sakowski | December 28, 2016

Updated: 7/17/18 Because of its user-friendliness and functionality, WordPress is now the most popular website platform in the world. Believe it or not, 500 new WordPress sites are created everyday.  However, due to it’s popularity, it’s especially vulnerable to attacks by hackers.  In fact, the FBI has actually issued warnings to site owners…

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Managing Media Gallery

#WordPress Wednesday Tip #10 – Managing Your Media Gallery

By Jennifer Sakowski | December 14, 2016

Ever wondered where all your images go once you upload them into WordPress posts or pages?  This week’s #WordPress Wednesday Tip #10 – Managing Your Media Gallery will show you!  Let’s get started…   #WordPress Wednesday Tip #10 – Managing Your Media Gallery   Every image/document/ etc. that has been…

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How to add a page

WordPress Wednesday Tip #9 – How To Add A Page

By Jennifer Sakowski | November 16, 2016

This week we are discussing for our WordPress Wednesday #9 Tip is How To Add A Page.  This is critical as sites tend to grow and change you need to know how to add new pages when necessary.  Let’s get started! WordPress Wednesday Tip #9 – How To Add A…

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